Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in

Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in


Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia ❰Reading❯ ➷ Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia Author Marina Welker – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk What are corporations, and to whom are they responsible Anthropologist Marina Welker draws on two years of research at Newmont Mining Corporation s Denver headquarters and its Batu Hijau copper and go What are corporations, and to whom are Corporation: An Kindle × they responsible Anthropologist Marina Welker draws on two years of research at Newmont Mining Corporation s Denver headquarters and its Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in Sumbawa, Indonesia, to address these questions Against the backdrop of an emerging Corporate Social Responsibility movement and changing state dynamics in Indonesia, she shows how people enact the mining Enacting the MOBI :Ú corporation in multiple ways as an ore producer, employer, patron, promoter of sustainable development, religious sponsor, auditable organization, foreign imperialist, and environmental threat Rather than assuming that corporations are monolithic, profit maximizing subjects, Welker turns to anthropological theories of personhood to develop an analytic model of the corporation as an unstable collective subject with multiple authors, boundaries, and interests Enacting the Corporation demonstrates that the Corporation: An Kindle Ö corporations are constituted through continuous struggles over relations with and responsibilities to local communities, workers, activists, governments, contractors, and shareholders.


10 thoughts on “Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

  1. Chris Chris says:

    Pretty good ethnography It gives the mining corporation a human face.


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